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Sanctioned Russian oligarch yacht in Dubai as pressure grows

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A sleek $156 million superyacht belonging to a sanctioned Russian oligarch and parliamentarian is now docked in Dubai, the latest reminder of how the skyscraper-stud...

Chelsea changes include Boehly as interim sporting director

Todd Boehly, the American businessman who fronted the recent world-record purchase of Chelsea, will assume the role of club chairman and also take charge of its offseason transfer dealings in an inter...

Bruce Buck steps down as Chelsea chairman after takeover

LONDON (AP) — Bruce Buck, who has served as Chelsea chairman since 2003, is stepping down from his position following the change of ownership at the Premier League club. Chelsea said...

Live updates | Ukraine raising money for army, rebuilding

KYIV, Ukraine — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy says his government is working to raise money to fund the army and rebuild cities and towns destroyed in the fighting. He sai...

Live updates | Russia puts sanctions on 61 U.S. nationals

MOSCOW — Russia’s Foreign Ministry announced Monday that is levying sanctions on 61 U.S. nationals,. It said the move was being taken “in response to the ever-expanding U.S. sanction...

U.S. seeks to seize 2 luxury jets linked to Russian oligarch

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. authorities moved Monday to seize two luxury jets — a $60 million Gulfstream and a $350 million aircraft believed to be one of the world’s most expensive private airplanes — after...

Business Highlights: Twitter deal doubts, stocks end higher

___ Musk threatens to walk away from Twitter deal DETROIT (AP) — Elon Musk is threatening to end his $44 billion agreement to buy Twitter, accusing the company of r...

Putin-linked elites, yachts, firms targeted for sanctions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. announced new sanctions Thursday on Russian oligarchs and elites, including some of the richest men in Europe and their families, as well as penalties targeting more Kremlin...

Sanctioned Abramovich files lawsuit at EU general court

BRUSSELS (AP) — Roman Abramovich has filed a lawsuit at the EU's general court against the European Union Council, which imposed sanctions on the former Chelsea owner as part of measures targeting Rus...

Abramovich completes $3.2 billion sale of EPL team Chelsea

The fast-tracked purchase of English soccer club Chelsea for 2.5 billion pounds ($3.2 billion) — the highest price ever paid for a sports team — was completed Monday by a consortium fronted by Los Ang...

Chelsea says Roman Abramovich completes sale of club to group led by Todd Boehly and Clearlake Capital

LONDON (AP) — Chelsea says Roman Abramovich completes sale of club to group led by Todd Boehly and Clearlake Capital.

Chelsea takeover imminent after final agreement reached

LONDON (AP) — The sale of Premier League club Chelsea is expected to be completed Monday after a “final and definitive" agreement was reached with the consortium fronted by Los Angeles Dodgers part-ow...

Chelsea FC reaches final agreement for sale to Boehly consortium

Chelsea Football Club said on Saturday that a "final and definitive" deal has been reached for the consortium fronted by Los Angeles Dodgers part owner Todd Boehly to buy the business. Russ...

West mulls having Russian oligarchs buy way out of sanctions

BERLIN (AP) — Western allies are considering whether to allow Russian oligarchs to buy their way out of sanctions and using the money to rebuild Ukraine, according to government officials familiar wit...

How Abramovich was forced to sell Chelsea in fall from grace

Standing by the bar in a small Stamford Bridge hospitality suite was a figure who had had not been spotted at the stadium in three years: Roman Abramovich. Last November, the Chelsea...